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Old 10-30-2002, 10:11 PM   #1
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Question Running .sh files from the command line

I have tried to run an application (Forte) from the command line "#" but the bash returns command not recognized. The application will run, however, if you browse to the from the browser.

I have given the file chmod 777 just to make sure all would have execute rights.

I am not sure what is preventing it from being executed from the command line.

Thanks for your help
Old 10-30-2002, 10:53 PM   #2
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does your $PATH contain the current directory '.'?

# ./
Old 10-31-2002, 06:15 AM   #3
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First of all, try to avoid chmod 777 !!!
Make it at least 755, this will work just as fine.

Execute the command by entering either:
prompt# sh
prompt# ./

You _have_ to use ./ because this file is not within your PATH.
Old 11-01-2002, 12:05 PM   #4
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Thanks all. Both tricks did the job :-)


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